Customs and MPI

Te Mana Ārai me MPI

Vessels entering and departing New Zealand at Auckland can be processed at Auckland’s International Arrival & Departure Berth.

Vessels 25m or less are processed at Z Pier in Westhaven Marina.

Vessels up to 135m may be processed at Silo or Viaduct Marinas.

ABOUT THE PoFA BERTH

The Westhaven Marina International Arrival & Departure Berth (also known as an NZ Customs, control, clearance, transitional facility berth) is a secure berth based at Z Pier, for the use of Recreational Craft up to 25m in length. The use of a Transitional Berth is required by NZ Customs and Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) as an Approved First Place of Arrival for processing of any vessels, persons, animals or goods entering or leaving New Zealand. The Westhaven Marina International Arrival & Departure Berth is located at Latitude 36.84’23 S - Longitude 174.75’10 E, between the eastern side of the bottom of the main Z Pier pedestrian ramp.

The Viaduct Marina International Arrival & Departure Berth (also known as a customs, control, clearance, transitional facility berth) is for craft 20m and over in length. The use of a Transitional Berth is required by NZ Customs and MPI as an Approved First Place of Arrival for processing of any vessels, persons, animals or goods entering or leaving New Zealand. The Viaduct Transitional Facility Berths are located at Latitude 36.8430° S - Longitude 174.7616° E.

 

PROCEDURES FOR ARRIVING VESSELS

Advanced notice of arrival must be notified to NZ Customs/MPI:

  • NZ Customs - Aklmarine@customs.govt.nz / +64 29 296 1375
  • MPI - akwvessels@MPI.govt.nz / +64 9 909 3019 / +64 9 909 3046 (after hours).

ONCE YOU HAVE CONTACTED CUSTOMS NZ, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT DETAILS.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Westhaven Marina - info@westhaven.co.nz / +64 9 360 5870 / VHF13 / www.westhaven.co.nz/ after-hours - 0800 MARINAS

Viaduct Marina - info@viaductmarina.co.nz / +64 9 355 1837 / VHF73 / www.viaductmarina.co.nz

Silo Marina - info@silomarina.co.nz / +64 9 355 1837 / VHF73 / www.silomarina.co.nz

 

SPECIAL NOTICES APPLYING

  • CCTV monitoring is 24/7.
  • Gates should remain secure and only accessed by authorised personnel.
  • Crew/passengers are not to leave the vessel except for the purpose of berthing.
  • No guests to enter the secure dock area or board the vessel except MPI and Customs.